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 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Soviet industry was owned and managed by the state, and agricultural land was divided into state farms, collective farms, and small, privately held plots.
Soviet foreign policy, long hampered by the hostility of the nations of Europe and America and by pervasive mutual distrust, was carried out first by Georgi Chicherin and from 1930 by Maxim M. Litvinov.
Increasing Soviet influence in Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, and Albania and the continued tight control of East Germany created fears in the Western world of unlimited Soviet expansion, as did the creation (1947) of the Cominform (which in a limited sense was the successor of the Comintern).
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-unionsov.html   (5462 words)

  
 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Soviet Mennonites were unorganized, poorly educated, dependent on other groups, and uncertain of their identity.
Many Mennonites took this antireligious campaign as further impetus to move either to the Baltic Soviet Socialist Republics, or to the Kirgizian Soviet Socialist Republic (Kyrgyzstan), where the antireligious pressure was less severe.
Together with all Soviet Germans they submitted to the Spetskomandantura (Deportation Regime) until it was lifted in December 1955, and the subsequent three stages of gradual rehabilitation.
www.gameo.org /encyclopedia/contents/U540.html   (1299 words)

  
 Soviet-Empire.com - 1936 Constitution of the U.S.S.R.
The Supreme Soviet of a Union Republic elects the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Union Republic, consisting of a Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Union Republic, Vice-Chairmen, a Secretary of the Presidium and members of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Union Republic.
The Supreme Soviet of an Autonomous Republic is the sole legislative organ of the Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.
The arms of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics consist of a sickle and hammer against a globe depicted in the rays of the sun and surrounded by ears of grain with the inscription "Workers of All Countries, Unite!" in the languages of the Union Republics.
www.soviet-empire.com /ussr/constitution/constitution_1936.php   (5097 words)

  
 Republics of the Soviet Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Evolution of the Soviet Republics from 1922 to 1991.
All of them were socialist republics, and all of them, with the exception of Russia had their own Communist parties, part of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
General practice in the republics outside of Russia was that the head of state in a republic was a local official while the party general secretary was from outside the republic.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Republics_of_the_Soviet_Union   (1127 words)

  
 Soviet-Empire.com - U.S.S.R. Online: Constitution
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, recognizing the equality of rights of all citizens, irrespective of their race or nationality, declares the establishment or toleration on this basis of any privileges or advantages, or any oppression of national minorities or restriction of their equality, to be contraventions of the fundamental laws of the Union.
The Congress of Soviets is the supreme authority of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
Congresses of Soviets are convened by the respective local executive bodies of Soviet authority (executive committees) at their discretion, or on the demand of the Soviets of localities accounting for not less than one-third of the population of the given territorial unit.
www.soviet-empire.com /ussr/nation/acts/c_0001.php   (2920 words)

  
 UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS USSR's SWASTIKA Fascism Nazism, Socialism, Communism Stalin Hitler Mao   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Soviet swastika was unusual to most swastikas (but the same as the German swastika) due to these features: it was 45 degrees to the horizontal (in a diamond shape), it was pointed clockwise, it was squared at its corners, and it was proportionally the same as the swastika used later by German National Socialists.
The dogma of socialists in the United States, Germany, Russia and elsewhere led to the socialist Wholecaust (of which the Holocaust was a part): 65 million slaughtered under the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; 49 million under the Peoples' Republic of China; 21 million under the National Socialist German Workers' Party.
The RSFSR began in 1917 and was the largest and most populous of the fifteen former republics of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, which became the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in December 1922.
rexcurry.net /ussr-socialist-swastika-cccp-sssr.html   (3848 words)

  
 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics — FactMonster.com
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics: The Brezhnev Era - The Brezhnev Era In a well-prepared and bloodless move by CPSU leaders, Khrushchev was ousted from...
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics: The Khrushchev Era - The Khrushchev Era The death of Stalin on Mar. 5, 1953, ushered in a new era in Soviet history.
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics: The Stalin Era - The Stalin Era A struggle for leadership followed Lenin's death in early 1924; Joseph V. Stalin and...
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 The Union of the Soviet Republics
The delegation from the R.S.F.S.R., in collaboration with the delegations from the Ukraine, the Transcaucasian Republic and Byelorussia, is to be instructed to draft a declaration on the formation of the Union of Republics, setting forth the considerations which dictate the union of the republics into a single union state.
On the basis of the approval of the terms of union by the All-Russian Central Executive Committee, the delegation is to be empowered to conclude a treaty between the R.S.F.S.R. and the Socialist Soviet Republics of the Ukraine, Transcaucasia and Byelorussia for the formation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
The will of the peoples of our republics, who recently assembled at their congresses and unanimously resolved to form a Union of Republics, is incontestable proof that the cause of union is on the right road, that it is based on the great principle of voluntary consent and equal rights for nations.
www.marx2mao.com /Stalin/USR22.html   (2826 words)

  
 Formation of the USSR
Among the exhibit items are numerous letters from workers, resolutions of meetings and the decisions of congresses of Soviets of the Republics, expressing the single will of the working people of all nationalities of the huge country to form the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) for the construction of socialism.
Expressing this will, the All-Union Congress of Soviets held in Moscow on December 30, 1922 accepted the Declaration and Treaty on the Formation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR).
These historic documents, signed by the members of the plenipotentiary delegations from the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic, the Ukrainian Socialist Soviet Republic, and the Transcaucasian Soviet Socialist Federative Republic (Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia) and the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic are displayed under the photograph of the delegates to the First All-Union Congress of Soviets
www.stel.ru /museum/USSR_formation.htm   (184 words)

  
 The Soviet Union: Facts, Descriptions, Statistics — Ch 1
THE Union of Soviet Socialist Republics occupies the largest territory of any country in the world, with the exception of the British Empire and all dependencies, the land area is 8,144,228 square miles (21,352,572 square kilometers).
The autonomous S.S.R., in the Ukrainian S.S.R. Population
The Autonomous Republic in the Uzbek S.S.R. Population
www.marxists.org /history/ussr/government/1928/sufds/ch01.htm   (1545 words)

  
 (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)
The determination whether a particular activity is a "commercial activity" would be made, for purposes of ascertaining whether an individual resident of the Soviet Union qualified under subparagraph (a) for exemption from tax, in accordance with the principles set forth in Rev. Rul.
Pursuant to the exchange of letters between the Soviet Union and the United States, it is agreed that the exemption accorded researchers and teachers shall extend to journalists and correspondents with respect to compensation received from abroad for periods not exceeding two years.
It is intended that where a resident of the Soviet Union qualifies for exemption under subparagraph (d) of paragraph 1, and under section 117 of the Internal Revenue Code, the more favorable exemption is to be applied, but not both at the same time.
www.fldfs.com /aadir/bosp/republics.htm   (1864 words)

  
 RUSNET :: Encyclopedia :: S :: Soviet Union
The USSR consisted, in its final years, of 15 soviet socialist republics that gained independence at its dissolution: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
These four constituent republics established the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in 1922, to which other republics were added over the years.
In the mid-1980s Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev instituted liberal policies of glasnost and perestroika.
www.rusnet.nl /encyclo/s/soviet_union.shtml   (481 words)

  
 Baltic Soviet Socialist Republics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Baltic Soviet Socialist Republics of Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania, which were independent states from 1918 to 1940, were incorporated into the Soviet Union in 1940.
A German invasion in 1941 was repulsed four years later, and all three areas became part of the Soviet Union.
When the Soviet government began to hinder movement to the Baltic States by refusing to provide residence permits, many turned to Moldavia, where they hoped for advantages similar to those found in the Baltics.
www.gameo.org /encyclopedia/contents/B3578.html   (444 words)

  
 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
The Soviet Union emerged from a Russia that was experiencing many difficulties.
WWII was followed by the Cold War in which Soviet led Eastern European nations and American led Western nations were on unfriendly terms.
The Soviet economy was not doing well and Gorbachev saw this as a way to help the economy.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/history/russia/ussr.html   (1130 words)

  
 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics: The Stalin Era
Soviet foreign policy, long hampered by the hostility of the nations of Europe and America and by pervasive mutual distrust, was carried out first by Georgi
World War II Soviet troops also entered (Sept., 1939) Poland, which was divided between Germany and the USSR.
The United States, the Soviet Union and decolonization of the Maghreb, 1945-62.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0861695.html   (1915 words)

  
 STATEMENT BY THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS
The holdings of armored combat vehicles in Strategic Rocket Forces of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics shall not be subject to the numerical limitations of the Treaty, in accordance with Article III, paragraph 1, subparagraph (F) of the Treaty.
Unless otherwise specified (a) in this Statement, (b) in the Treaty, or (c) in the Declaration of Land­Based Naval Aircraft, all conventional armaments and equipment in the Treaty­limited categories, based on land within the area of application of the Treaty, irrespective of assignment, shall be subject to all numerical limitations of the Treaty.
This Statement of the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic regarding the aforementioned obligations assumed outside the framework of the Treaty shall enter into force simultaneously with the Treaty, shall be legally binding and shall have the same duration as the Treaty.
www.fas.org /nuke/control/cfe/text/vienna2.htm   (330 words)

  
 Shigellosis among Tourists -- Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, 1983
All 12 affected tour groups were among the 18 groups that traveled through either Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic or the Caucasus Mountain Republics of Georgia, Armenia, or Azerbaidzhan during July through October 1983.
In contrast, none of 17 tour groups to the U.S.S.R. that did not visit these areas in the southern U.S.S.R. and none of four tours to the Caucasus in May and June 1983 experienced similar outbreaks of diarrheal disease.
Editorial Note: Persons who traveled to the Soviet Republics of Uzbek, Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaidzhan in summer and fall of 1983 appear to have been at high risk for acquiring a febrile diarrheal illness, some of which was shigellosis.
www.cdc.gov /mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00000329.htm   (640 words)

  
 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
- Josef Stalin, Soviet Dictator (July 3, 1941, speaking about the non-aggression pact between the USSR and Germany made on 1939)
"The friendship of the peoples of Germany and the Soviet Union, cemented by blood, has every reason to be lasting and firm."
They are suffering from hunger, sickness and cold.
www.angelfire.com /la/raeder/SovietUnion.html   (401 words)

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